SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers can accept losing a tough game on the road to the San Antonio Spurs. They are hoping they did not suffer a greater loss to injury.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to eight games with a 108-103 victory Saturday night over the Portland Trail Blazers, who...
DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Mavericks 112-105
DALLAS (AP) — As a long-range jumper spun off the rim and out, Luka Doncic hopped and stomped the floor in frustration.
It was that kind of night for the rookie and his Dallas...
Aldridge, White lead Spurs past Hawks 111-104
ATLANTA (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge and Derrick White provided quite a 1-2 punch for the San Antonio Spurs.
Aldridge scored 32 points and White made one big play after another down the stretch...
Spurs hold off Nuggets’ late rally in 104-103 win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After struggling on a recent road trip, the San Antonio Spurs' improved defensive effort has helped them get some wins.
DeMar DeRozan had 24 points and LaMarcus Aldridge...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gregg Popovich had watched his players struggle to guard their men, and finally decided he wouldn't even let them try.
So a night after they surrendered 130 points in a loss...
Pau Gasol signs with NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pau Gasol signed with the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, two days after the 38-year-old Spanish center reached a buyout agreement with the San Antonio Spurs.
San Antonio Spurs part with veteran center Pau Gasol
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs announced a buyout agreement with Pau Gasol on Friday, allowing the veteran center to become playoff-eligible with another team.
Aldridge helps Spurs beat Pistons in return home, 105-93
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Home never felt so good for the San Antonio Spurs.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, DeMar DeRozan had 17 points and 13 points, and the Spurs returned home after a...
Nets shut down struggling Spurs in 101-85 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Worst scoring performance of the season. Worst rodeo road trip of any season.
The San Antonio Spurs have rarely looked this shaky so close to the playoffs.
Knicks beat Spurs to end 18-game home losing streak
NEW YORK (AP) — This Broadway smash even made news on Hollywood's big night.
Hey, when the Knicks win a home game, Spike Lee needs to know. Even if he's across the country at the Academy...
Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs
TORONTO (AP) — A crucial turnover brought a sour end to DeMar DeRozan's first game back in Toronto.
Kawhi Leonard stole the ball from DeRozan to score the go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left...
DeRozan likely to receive warm welcome in Toronto return
TORONTO (AP) — From fellow athletes to star entertainers, DeMar DeRozan has seen plenty of celebrities soaking up an extended round of appreciative applause from fans.
Aldridge leads Spurs to 108-107 win over Grizzlies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After a night of successful 3-point shooting for the San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge took over inside in the closing minutes.
Mitchell, Gobert help Jazz breeze past Spurs, 125-105
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When the Utah Jazz are executing their offense at home, it doesn't really matter what the defense throws at them.
Playing against a triangle-and-two and zone at times, Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points, Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Jazz beat the San Antonio Spurs 125-105 on Saturday.
"I haven't seen that kind of defense since maybe one time in college and a couple times in high school," Mitchell said.
Durant lets loose after Warriors beat Spurs 141-102
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant wants everyone to forget the free agency chatter and speculation about where he might play next season, calling it "unnecessary." That's still months away and he is trying to win another championship with the Golden State Warriors.
The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP wants no part of any association with the New York Knicks, either, though that has been a destination some consider a possibility for him.
Bagley’s career-high 24 points lead Kings past Spurs 127-112
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III signaled for the ball, caught a lob from Yogi Ferrell and nearly did a full 360-degree turn in the air before dunking it. It was just the latest highlight during an impressive run for Sacramento's emerging rookie star.
Bagley's alley-oop slam was his biggest play on a night when he had a career-high 24 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Kings past the San Antonio Spurs 127-112 on Monday for their seventh straight home win.
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Aldridge helps Spurs escape bat, pesky Pelicans, 113-108
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were hit by a couple of surprise attacks. They overcame both.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the Spurs withstood another bat intrusion — with a nifty play from the team's coyote mascot — and held off the depleted New Orleans Pelicans 113-108 on Saturday night.
Derrick White’s career night leads Spurs past Nets, 117-114
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs relied on LaMarcus Aldridge until they were able to put things together against a sneaky zone defense from the Brooklyn Nets.
Leaning on Aldridge has worked out pretty well this season.
Derrick White scored a career-high 26 points, Aldridge had 20 and the Spurs rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Brooklyn 117-114 on Thursday night, their 16th straight win at home over the Nets.
Gay’s buzzer beater gives Spurs 126-124 win over Suns
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs mobbed Rudy Gay after his game-winning shot against Phoenix, but that celebration got a cold dose of reality once they hit the locker room.
Gay hit a 21-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Spurs overcame Devin Booker's 38 points to escape with a 126-124 victory Tuesday night, extending the Suns' losing streak to nine games.
Aldridge has double-double as Spurs beat Pelicans 126-114
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a sore left wrist taking away half his offensive game, LaMarcus Aldridge could have been another injured player sitting out.
After testing his wrist in warmups, he decided to play and had a team-high 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.
Embiid scores 33, leads 76ers past Spurs 122-120
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid stretched his balky back each time he had a moment's rest.
Those vital health breaks were fleeting — Embiid gutted out nearly 40 minutes, showing again that the days of the All-Star center missing seasons and stretches of games with injuries have become a faded memory.
Embiid had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers used a pair of four-point plays in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-120 on Wednesday night.
Harris’ near triple-double leads Clippers by Spurs, 103-95
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have lost so often recently, they had nothing to lose against the San Antonio Spurs.
Turns out, that can be a real winning attitude.
Tobias Harris had 27 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and the Clippers beat the Spurs 103-95 on Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
"You see what you do when your back is against the wall," Los Angeles veteran Patrick Beverly said. "We came out swinging."
Popovich ties Riley for road wins; Spurs beat Wolves 116-113
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Under coach Gregg Popovich, the San Antonio Spurs have been consistent winners. That includes when they go on the road — and anywhere they play the Minnesota Timberwolves.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Spurs held on to give Popovich another milestone victory in a 116-113 win against the Timberwolves on Friday night.
Popovich earned his 520th career win on the road, tying Pat Riley for the most in NBA history.
Spurs rally from 19 down, beat Mavs 105-101
DALLAS (AP) — Gregg Popovich is glad NBA games are 48 minutes long.
His San Antonio Spurs needed every last one Wednesday night.
The Spurs spotted the Dallas Mavericks an early 19-point lead, clawed back to even in the fourth quarter, then survived a see-saw finish for a 105-101 victory.
Westbrook, Schroder lead Thunder past Spurs, 122-112
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder broke out of his slump in a major way.
The reserve point guard scored all of his 19 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday night.
Schroder entered the night shooting just 32 percent from the field in 2019 and averaging just 10.4 points, dropping his overall average to just over 15 per game. He went 0 for 4 from the field in the first half before going 8 for 13 after the break.
Gasol leads Grizzlies past Spurs 96-86 ending Memphis skid
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol snapped out of a recent slump with a more energized performance to help Memphis end a six-game slide.
Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and Memphis led from the second quarter on in a 96-86 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
Aldridge scores 38 to lead Spurs past Clippers 122-111
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The consistency that has been a staple of the San Antonio Spurs under coach Gregg Popovich eluded them to start this season.
The Spurs seem to have rediscovered it, especially in the second half of games, as the Los Angeles Clippers found out during a dominant third quarter.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 38 points and the Spurs beat the Clippers 122-111 on Saturday night.
Nuggets keep rolling at home, hold off Spurs 102-99
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets keep right on rolling. Not just ankles, either.
Murray scored 31 points despite turning his right ankle late in the fourth quarter, Monte Morris hit two big free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Nuggets held off the San Antonio Spurs 102-99 on Friday night to extend their home winning streak to eight.
After the game, Murray eased into his dress shoe, wincing in pain.
DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Nuggets 111-103
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs got a big win and an even bigger boost in confidence.
DeMar DeRozan had 30 points, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 and San Antonio defeated the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Wednesday night.
Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won eight of 10 to move within two percentage points of first-place Houston in the Southwest Division.
Harden scores 39, leads Rockets past Spurs 108-101
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden took control for the Houston Rockets in the first game of what could be a lengthy period without point guard Chris Paul.
Harden played a bruising 41 minutes and had 39 points, 10 assists, four rebounds and two steals as the Rockets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 108-101 and won for the first time this season without Paul.
Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni was asked where the line is between letting the reigning league MVP carry the team and putting too much on his plate.
Spurs make season-high 19 3-pointers, rout Wolves 124-98
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — There truly is no place like home lately for the San Antonio Spurs, especially after some struggles at the start of the month.
Bryn Forbes scored 22 points and the Spurs set season highs with 19 3-pointers and 36 assists in a 124-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Aldridge nets 20, hot-shooting Spurs rout Magic 129-90
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs came out shooting — and hitting.
LeMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points and five San Antonio players scored in double figures as the Spurs rolled to a 129-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
The NBA's leading 3-point shooting team, the Spurs went 12 for 19 from behind the arc and 50 for 77 overall to win for the sixth time in seven games. The overall shooting percentage of .649 is the highest ever against the Magic in Orlando.
Gay scores 21 as the Spurs defeat 76ers 123-96
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — While the San Antonio Spurs search for their identity as a team, Rudy Gay is showing that he has returned to form.
Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on Monday night.
Forbes’ double-double fuels Spurs by Suns 111-86
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bryn Forbes was happy to finally earn the first double-double of his basketball career, and even happier that it came in another San Antonio Spurs victory grounded in defense.
Forbes had a season-high 24 points and a career-best 11 rebounds as the Spurs beat the Phoenix Suns 111-86 on Tuesday night.
Raptors go west, Kawhi back to Oracle where so much changed
So much changed after Kawhi Leonard crashed to the Oracle Arena floor on May 14, 2017.
The San Antonio Spurs had a 23-point lead on the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals when Leonard departed with 26 points, poised to take away home-court advantage in the series between teams who won more than 60 games.
DeRozan’s 26 points leads Spurs past Jazz 110-97
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are starting to feel better about their play, which is a welcome sign for the former defensive stalwarts following a series of blowout losses.
DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and eight assists and Rudy Gay added 23 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 110-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.
Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points for Utah, which had its two-game winning streak snapped.
DeRozan’s 36 points fuels Spurs past Lakers 133-120
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans walked off the court to huge cheers and the embrace of San Antonio Spurs veterans Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge.
In a game filled with All-Stars like Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James, the Spurs relied on a gritty effort from Poeltl, Bertans and their bench to salvage a victory.
Mitchell nets 20, Gobert adds 18 as Jazz beat Spurs 139-105
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyle Korver is back, and suddenly the Utah Jazz are sinking shots.
"His confidence is contagious," Donovan Mitchell said. "His presence just gives us spacing and helps everybody."
Mitchell scored 20 points, Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the San Antonio Spurs 139-105 on Tuesday night.
DeRozan’s season-high 36 help Spurs beat Blazers, 131-118
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A day off was the exhale the San Antonio Spurs needed after two blowout losses.
DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 36 points and San Antonio overcame a big game by Damian Lillard to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 131-118 on Sunday night.
The Spurs held a rare practice Saturday morning following consecutive losses of 39 points and 31 points. The team responded with its highest scoring output in regulation this season.
Rockets trounce Spurs 136-105 to snap four-game skid
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Houston Rockets are starting to feel whole, and they demonstrated that by taking apart the San Antonio Spurs.
Clint Capela had 27 points and 12 rebounds, James Harden had 23 points and 10 assists and Houston handed San Antonio its second straight lopsided defeat, 136-105 on Friday night.
Covington scores 21 as Timberwolves romp past Spurs 128-89
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves showed off their improved defense Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs.
It was quite a performance by Robert Covington and company.
Covington scored 21 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose each had 16 and the Timberwolves shut down the Spurs for a 128-89 victory.
Aldridge helps Spurs beat Bulls 108-107
CHICAGO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge showed off his smooth low-post game in the fourth quarter.
He even threw down an impressive dunk for good measure.
Aldridge scored 11 of his 20 points in the final period, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Chicago Bulls for a 108-107 victory on Monday night.
"I just got touches," Aldridge said. "I touched it a little bit more and kind of found my rhythm and once I felt good I was trying to keep going."
Antetokounmpo scores 34, Bucks top Spurs 135-129
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Facing a potential second loss at home in two nights, Giannis Antetokounmpo unleashed a furious rally. When he'd finished, his teammates did the rest.
Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 18 rebounds, and the Bucks overcame an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 135-129 on Saturday night.